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z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« on: December 15, 2011, 11:13:36 am »
My dad has had a z88 for many years now, and he found this paper:


15 990 frank (for the 512k RAM pack) in that time was about 500 euro.
Times sure have changed =)
« Last Edit: December 15, 2011, 11:14:14 am by jimbauwens »

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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011, 11:20:52 am »
wow, nice :)
I should take some better pictures of the osborn I have in my room along with all it's floppies :P
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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2011, 01:22:18 pm »
TI sure wishes they could sell their 83+/84+ calcs this high <_<


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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2011, 09:00:29 pm »
Hey, it's got more RAM than my calculator :P
« Last Edit: December 19, 2011, 09:00:44 pm by Deep Thought »




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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2011, 09:02:37 pm »
Thats not USD, right? O.O

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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2011, 09:05:58 pm »
15990 frank is €500 according to jimbauwens, and that's about 650 USD according to Google. Still pretty expensive considering it's got a Z80 inside, which also happens to be in your calculator XD
« Last Edit: December 19, 2011, 09:06:19 pm by Deep Thought »




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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2011, 09:37:56 pm »
Lol, now I feel like going back in time and selling some electronics :P
Strangely enough, I found a very old (broken) ti laptop. It had an old Pentium, and 32MB of ram :)
« Last Edit: December 19, 2011, 09:38:03 pm by mrmprog »

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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2011, 09:38:41 pm »
Ti sold laptops?

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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2011, 10:19:25 pm »
Lol, now I feel like going back in time and selling some electronics :P
Strangely enough, I found a very old (broken) ti laptop. It had an old Pentium, and 32MB of ram :)

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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2011, 10:32:31 pm »
Ti sold laptops?
No, but I don't think TI makes the processor in TI-83s, either.
« Last Edit: December 20, 2011, 11:39:49 am by Deep Thought »




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Re: z88 RAM/ROM prices (30 years ago)
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2011, 02:27:49 am »
Doesn't TI make some z80's?